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The courage to be present

Buddhism, psychotherapy, and the awakening of natural wisdom

by Karen Kissel Wegela

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Published by Shambhala in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Psychotherapy -- Religious aspects -- Buddhism,
  • Buddhism -- Doctrines,
  • Meditation -- Buddhism,
  • Paramitas (Buddhism)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementKaren Kissel Wegela.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBQ4570.P76 W44 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23021331M
    ISBN 101590306589
    ISBN 109781590306581
    LC Control Number2009003934
    OCLC/WorldCa276339327

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Wegela teaches at the (Buddhist) Naropa University, and is a counsellor in private practice.5/5(5). The Courage to Be Present: Buddhism, Psychotherapy, and the Awakening of Natural Wisdom. The quality of presence a psychotherapist or counselor brings to the therapeutic relationship makes all the difference in effective treatment.4/5.

About The Courage to Be Present The quality of presence a psychotherapist or counselor brings to the therapeutic relationship makes all the difference in effective treatment. With this application of Buddhist practice to psychotherapy, Karen Kissel Wegela offers mental health professionals a new perspective on bringing compassion, patience, generosity, and equanimity to their work with clients.

My book, The Courage to Be Present: Buddhism, Psychotherapy, and the Awakening of Natural Wisdom, explores the fertile ground where Buddhist psychological ideas and the practice of psychotherapy intersect. Beginning with presenting basic Buddhist teachings on mindfulness and meditation, the book goes on to explore some further Buddhist teachings on how to cultivate wisdom.

"The Courage to Be" is the best place to begin reading Tillich. Several friends have told me that this is the one book that helped them to hang on to their Christian faith. I believe them. It is a great work. The last sentence should be memorized: "The courage to be is rooted in the God who appears when God has disappeared in the anxiety of doubt."Cited by: Rich in wisdom, The Courage to Be Disliked will guide you through the concepts of self-forgiveness, self-care, and mind decluttering.

It is a deeply liberating way of thinking, allowing you to develop the courage to change and ignore the limitations that you might be placing on yourself/5().

The Courage to Be is the operative mode of faith in Tillich sense. Both courage and to be are used in philosophic and theological sense, This book is related to Tillich’s “Dynamic of Faith” while the Faith is defined as in a state of being “ultimately concerned”/5.

Paul Tillich – excerpts from “The Courage to Be” The decisive event which underlies the search for meaning and the despair of it in the 20th century is the loss of God in the 19 th century.

Feuerbach explained God away in terms of the infinite desire of the human heart; Marx explained him away in terms of an ideological attempt to rise. Tillich expanded his lectures into the book The Courage to Be. In the book, Tillich incorporates early philosophies of Socrates, Aquinas, and Nietzsche into his own philosophies about courage.

A longtime student of Buddhism, she speaks to professionals about the connections between Buddhism and psychotherapy and writes a popular blog at She is also the author of The Courage to Be Present: Buddhism, Psychotherapy, and the Awakening of Natural Wisdom.5/5(2).

In this classicof religiousstudiesand philosophy,thegreat Christian existentialist thinker Paul Tillich describes the dilemma of modern man and points a way to the conquest of the problem of anxiety.

This edition includes a new introduction by the esteemed theologianPeter J. Gomes that reflects on the impact of this book in the years since it was written."Were I to choose the most significant 4/5(7). The Courage to be Present is a wonderful book that is primarily meant to describe how the basic principles of Buddhism can be applied by mental health care 5/5.

The Courage to Be Present offers an effective method for cultivating the wisdom of compassion and equanimity in all relationships—both personal and professional. Wegela shows not only how counselors can apply this wisdom in their own lives, but also how they can help their clients to cultivate these qualities in themselves.

The Japanese authors Ichiro Kishimi and Fumitake Koga have analyzed his work for decades and now present an adapted version of it, ready to serve the modern world in our quest for happiness. The result is The Courage To Be Disliked, an instant bestseller in Japan and now a global phenomenon, with over million copies sold.

The book tells the. An ontology of anxiety and courage such as is developed in this book naturally cannot attempt to present a psychotherapeutic theory of neurotic anxiety.

Many theories are under discussion today; and some of the leading psychotherapists, notably Freud himself, have developed different interpretations.

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The Courage To Be Disliked is a unique book. It has taken Japan by storm, using the theories of renowned 19th century philosopher and psychiatrist Alfred Adler to create a string of conversations /5.

Karen Kissel Wegela, Ph.D., is a professor at Naropa University and the author of The Courage to Be Present. Books by Karen Wegela The Courage to Be Present: Buddhism, Psychotherapy, and the. The Courage to Be Present Sign up to save your library With an OverDrive account, you can save your favorite libraries for at-a-glance information about availability.

Find out more about OverDrive accounts. Paul Johannes Tillich (Aug – Octo ) was a German-American Christian existentialist philosopher and Lutheran Protestant theologian who is widely regarded as one of the most influential theologians of the twentieth century.

Tillich taught at a number of universities in Germany before immigrating to the United States inwhere he taught at Union Theological Seminary Main interests: Ontology, "Ground of Being". The first time I came across the title of Karen Kissel Wegela’s book, “ The Courage to Be Present,”  I said to myself, “how true.” In an age where distraction is encouraged, it actually takes.The following extracts some of the key ideas from Tillich’s book The Courage to Be.

[1] Tillich claims that ‘[c]ourage is usually described as the power of the mind to overcome fear’ (43) and that ‘anxiety is the state in which a being is aware of its possible non-being.